Series: Fall 2016

18 posts

Eating Disorder Recovery Treatment

Eating Disorder Recovery Treatment Requires Food — Tara Deliberto

In this podcast I interview Tara Deliberto. Tara is the director of the new Eating Disorders Partial Hospitalization Program at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. In this podcast we discuss Recovery resource services such as Eating Disorder’s Partial Hospitalization Program. How having to eat puts us in a constant state of fearfulness. The difference […]

Treatment Model for Eating Disorders

Therese Waterhous on Creating a Complete Treatment Model for Eating Disorders

In this Podcast, Tabitha Farrar Speaks to Therese Waterhous on Creating a Complete Treatment Model for Eating Disorders In this podcast we discuss: Myths and limitations of inpatient treatment for eating disorders Problems with short-sighted treatments How to work together to incorporate a long-term plan Training practitioners in up-to-date treatments […]

Neurobiology of Eating Disorders to Inform Treatment

Dr Laura Hill: Using the Neurobiology of Eating Disorders to Inform Treatment

In this podcast, Tabitha Farrar talk to Dr Laura Hill about the neurobiology of eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa. We also talk about the new treatment approach that Dr Hill is developing. In this podcast we discuss: The history of research and understanding about eating disorders The importance of involving […]

Overshoot in Eating Disorder Recovery

Tabitha Talks to Emily Troscianko on Overshoot in Eating Disorder Recovery

In this podcast Tabs talks to Emily Troscianko about what we refer to as “overshoot” in eating disorder recovery. In this podcast we discuss: Why not to stop halfway in recovery What exactly overshoot is in eating disorder recovery The importance of fat as an organ Why overshoot is a […]

Health at Every Size

Beth Rosen: Health at Every Size and Dangers of Diet Rules

In this podcast Tabitha Farrar talks to Beth Rosen, MS, RD, CDN, a Registered Dietitian promoting a non-diet approach to wellness. Origins of health at every size Dental issues in eating disorders Diet industry business model and how it exploits Overshoot in eating disorder recovery False truths and how they govern […]

How to Eat Your Way Out of the Binge/Purge Cycle In Anorexia Recovery

How to Eat Your Way Out of the Binge/Purge Cycle In Anorexia Recovery

In this podcast I talk about the Binge/Purge Cycle In Anorexia Recovery that many of us experience. Some people find it very difficult to break this cycle once it is an established behavior. This podcast includes some practical advice on how to overcome and move through into full recovery. In […]

The Crucial Difference Between Treating the Trigger Vs Treating the Eating Disorder

The Crucial Difference Between Treating the Eating Disorder and Treating the Trigger

In this podcast I explain the crucial difference between treating the trigger vs treating the eating disorder. For any person in recovery from an eating disorder or any person who is helping a sufferer recover this is a concept that you will really have to grasp in order to decide […]

Thanksgiving with an Eating Disorder

How to Survive Thanksgiving with an Eating Disorder

In this podcast Tabitha Farrar talks about how people with eating disorders who are in active recovery can not only survive Thanksgiving but come out feeling stronger and more in control than they were before. Thanksgiving, family meals, Christmas and other such celebrations are hard work for a person with […]

Restricting Carbohydrates

Dangers of Restricting Carbohydrates and Other Food Groups in Eating Disorders with Caitlin Croteau

Learn the dangers associated with restricting carbohydrates and other food groups for everyone but especially people in recovery from an eating disorder. In this podcast we discuss: The importance of carbohydrates as brain fuel The importance of carbohydrates as mood boosters Combating the thin ideal The influence of society and […]

Family-Based Therapy for Eating Disorders — a mother’s perspective

This podcast continues to discuss Family-Based Therapy for eating disorders. In this podcast I talk to Amy Cunningham — mother of last week’s guest, Emma Cunningham. Last week we heard Emma’s story of family-based therapy from the perspective of a child who had recently been through the process. If you didn’t […]

How Family-Based Therapy saved my life — a message from a young survivor

In this podcast I talk to Emma Cunningham about how family-based therapy saved her life. This is a very enlightening perspective from a survivor — an important listen for parents who are currently administering FBT, or contemplating it. Emma has suffered from Anorexia, and explains how her parents worked with […]

Dr Sarah Ravin On Eating Disorders and Starting College

Eating Disorders and starting college is an important topic for many students who are in recovery from Anorexia, bulimia, or other types of eating disorders. In this episode I talk to Florida-based eating disorder specialist Dr Sarah Ravin about eating disorders in students who are either due to go away to college, […]

Tara Deliberto on New Resources for Adults Recovering from Eating Disorders

  In this podcast I interview Tara Deliberto. Tara is the director of the new Eating Disorders Partial Hospitalization Program at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. You’ll be able to hear Tara describe the dynamics of the new program in detail and explain how it came about. We also discuss why this sort of partial-hospitalization […]

Veganism and Eating Disorders: A chat with an anthropologist

In this podcast I talk to Karen Korn. Karen is the mother of a sufferer of Anorexia, and has spent the last couple of years helping her daughter battle this deadly disease. Karen is also an anthropologist, and has some ideas about veganism and eating disorders that I think are […]

Parenting a Child Through an Eating Disorder

JD Ouellette on Parenting a Child Through an Eating Disorder — Part One

  This podcast features inspiring Eating Disorder Advocate JD Ouellette on parenting a child through an eating disorder. We discuss resources available and lessons leant from parenting a child through an eating disorder. JD’s daughter became ill with Anorexia at age 17, and Family Based Therapy was a crucial part […]

Using Fear and Stress Management Techniques to Recover from Anorexia

I explain how I used research into phobias, fear, stress, and techniques to overcome the stress fight-or-flight response to understand what was going on in my brain to cause me to have such a fear response to food.